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In the Works

FAMILIAR FACES: Several of the past year’s crop of successful first novelists have signed contracts for repeat performances, reports an… Read More »

November 5, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Deals

Mysterious ways

Publishers and booksellers take note: If you’re in the habit of simply tossing magazine inserts – don’t. There’s good reason… Read More »

November 5, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Letters

An open letter to Jean ChrétienTo the editor:A grave injustice will be done to the writers of this country if… Read More »

November 5, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Fun with cover copy

Did Knopf’s cover copy capture the essence of Ann-Marie MacDonald’s sweeping story of three Nova Scotian sisters? How well did… Read More »

November 5, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Writers as rock stars

On Saturday May 3, hundreds of young residents of Nanaimo, British Columbia will gather at Malaspina University-College to hear 10… Read More »

November 5, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

The allure of print

Writers know better than anyone how difficult it is to write. You toil for hours over a single scene. You… Read More »

November 5, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Letters

A writer’s cri de coeurTo the editor:Once again Quill & Quire has managed to depress me. I am an unpublished… Read More »

November 5, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Busking for Dummies

“Who’s got the way to boost your computer? Whose operating system is king? Who’s got the strength of Microsoft know-how?… Read More »

November 5, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Angst wins the prize

Imagine approaching a publisher and saying you’d like to do a 240-page black-and-white children’s book based on existential questions. The… Read More »

November 5, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People